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British Regulator Clears Path for Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision

HeadlineSep 26, 2023

Microsoft is on track to complete the largest-ever merger of technology firms, after British regulators approved its $69 billion purchase of the video game maker Activision Blizzard. This comes after a federal judge in July refused the Biden administration’s request to issue a temporary injunction stopping the merger, citing antitrust laws. The Federal Trade Commission argued the merger would hurt competition in the video game industry.

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